I know how good hiking is for my mind and body and it turns out so do doctors. According to this article by Marilyn Rodgers doctors agree hiking is great for your mental health. Here are the key points to her article.
- Hiking in Nature Reduces Rumination
- Hiking while disconnecting from technology boosts creative problem solving.
- Hiking outdoors can improve ADHD in Children.
- Hiking in nature is great exercise which boosts brainpower.
So, take a hike and hopefully you won’t need to call a doctor in the morning.
“Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves,” wrote John Muir in Our National Parks.